What Will the Winter Season Mean for Virginia?

Nov 24, 2017
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With Thanksgiving behind us, many may be wondering: what can Virginia expect weather-wise this winter? Nick Gilmore recently paid a visit to the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg to find out.

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Power companies, marinas, and waterfront communities along Virginia's coast and tributaries are not taking any chances with Hurricane Matthew. Models used to track the storm keep changing, making it hard to predict the impact on Virginia.

Matthew's track has changed dramatically since Tuesday, when models showed the center of the hurricane off the Virginia Coast. Eric Seymour is a hydrologist with the National Weather Service in Wakefield.

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More than 140-thousand customers of Dominion Virginia Power are still without power after last night's storm took down trees and powerlines with winds that reached 70 miles an hour.

Multiple Tornadoes Confirmed in Virginia

Feb 25, 2016
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The day after Virginia was battered by at least three confirmed tornadoes, Governor Terry McAuliffe visited the hardest-hit regions of the state to assess the damage.

The governor visited Appomattox—where one of the state’s four tornado deaths was recorded as a funnel cloud left an 8-to-10 mile path of debris, and injured seven. About 100 structures were damaged-- 20 severely-- including some that were flattened.

Wet Weekend

Oct 2, 2015
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With flood warnings still in place from a drenching earlier this week, Virginians are bracing for another dose of rain through the weekend.